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Employer: Volunteers of America
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57109
Employment Type: Part Time



PRIMARY PURPOSE / FUNCTION:  Provide childcare for the VOAD HMRE project.

REPORTS TO:  HMRE Project Coordinator


  1. Maintain a safe, clean, organized classroom that is child centered and conducive to a child’s need for both active and quiet play.

  2. Plan and implement daily activities that promote and enhance the children’s cognitive, language, large and small motor and social/emotional development.

  3. Provide and model appropriate guidance of children, by providing a routine that allows for supervised use of the restrooms, assisting children when necessary, and by ensuring proper handwashing before and after meals and snacks.

  4. Demonstrate professionalism in interactions with children, parents, co-workers, and supervisors at all times.

  5. Keep accurate classroom records of attendance, accidents and incidents.

  6. Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma and/or state education requirements for a Teacher required.

  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or CDA preferred.

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education or related area preferred.

  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience desirable.

  • 1+ years of experience working with assigned age group desirable.


  • Demonstrate and understanding of the developmental needs of young children along with the ability to interact with and care for young children in a manner that promotes and enhances growth and development.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills required.

  • At least 18 years old.


  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Stand up to 95% of the day.

  • Assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with children.

  • Able to sustain a high level of energy.

  • Bend to perform the various tasks numerous times throughout the day.

  • Stoop, sit on the floor.

  • Have the ability to move from a seated position to a standing position promptly to respond to emergency situations.

  • Perform all activities with children, i.e. jump, dance, walk, and run, etc. for extended periods of time.

  • Possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor the environment and children’s wellbeing.

  • Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in a childcare facility. Depending upon activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities.

Volunteers of America, Dakotas promotes to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Contact Information

Volunteers of America
Eric Gerberding
1309 W 51st St
PO Box 89306
Sioux Falls, SD 57109
Phone: 605-334-1414 or

Other Information

Category(s): Childcare
Industry: Social Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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